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Local Youths Play In Battlefield Soccer Tournament

October 16, 2014 10:30 AM0 comments

Several City of Falls Church, McLean and Arlington Youths participated in the Battlefield Tournament over Columbus Day weekend. The Premier Athletics Club U10 Navy Elite Team (shown above) won first place in the U10 Boys White Division. Front (left to right): Logan Donley, Jack Ettinger, Jake Nielsen, Jack Nelson, Tucker […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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For a long time, Ebola virus disease was relegated to the back pages of the newspaper, affecting a few poor areas in Africa, thousands of miles away. First identified in 1976, the disease takes its name from the Ebola River, which runs near a village with one of the first […]

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Falls Church Tree Fest Set for Mid-December at Hilton Garden Inn

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The Falls Church Tree Fest, a holiday event featuring decorated trees displayed at the Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn, will be held from Dec. 12 – 14. The purpose of the event is to aid non-profit groups who provide benefits and services to the Falls Church City community. To participate in the […]

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Editorial: No Time to Throw $ at the Markets

8:15 AM1 comment

Not that it isn’t their job, because it is, but the Falls Church City Council was toying around with an awful lot of taxpayer dollars at its meeting Tuesday night. First, there is the $20.5 million in the cash component of the sale of the City’s water system to Fairfax […]

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Mason Row Revisions Due by Oct. 27

October 15, 2014 8:36 PM1 comment

The latest round of deliberations with the Falls Church City Council will lead to some new revisions to the plan to develop “Mason Row” at the intersection of N. West and W. Broad Streets, and the new plans are expected to be presented to the Council by Oct. 27, Falls […]

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F.C. Education Foundation: Yes on Referendum

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The Falls Church Education Foundation is the latest group in Falls Church to go on record in support of the passage of the Nov. 4 school bond referendum on the City’s ballot. Other groups formally backing the measure’s passage include the City’s three Parent Teacher Association groups, and the Falls […]

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Urban Land Institute Forum in F.C. Thursday

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A two-day field trip to carefully review the land in question and to interview key citizens in Falls Church has been held by representatives of Washington, D.C.’s prestigious Urban Land Institute Wednesday and Thursday, and will wrap up with a public forum to present their findings at the Hilton Garden Inn […]

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Candidate Forum at Legion Hall Thursday Night

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The Community Issues Forum, composed of 13 Falls Church civic, political and issue-related groups, will hold a candidates’ forum tomorrow night, Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the American Legion hall, 400 N. Oak Street. All candidates and issues on the ballot next month in Falls Church City have […]

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‘Pride,’ the Movie, & Solidarity

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With all the grizzly headlines about war and pestilence dominating the news these days, it is a genuine refreshment to see a film that presents such a bright and hopeful true story about the ability of humans under siege to come together to further a common cause of justice and […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Northern Virginia Fall BrewFest

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If you’re feeling thirsty this weekend, strap on your drinking shoes and head on down to Centerville as more than 50 breweries are gathering for the 8th annual Northern Virginia Fall BrewFest. The festival will feature a lineup of seasonal craft brews, both local and national, including creations from The […]

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